Demob Happy set to play intimate Brighton concert

Demob Happy are an alternative rock band, formed in 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne and now based in Brighton. The band is composed of Matthew Marcantonio (lead vocals/bass), Adam Godfrey (guitar/vocals) and Thomas Armstrong (drums/vocals). The trio are getting ready for a special...
Posted On 17 Mar 2022 at 5:01 pm

Man arrested for drug driving after Portslade crash leaves Brighton biker with serious head injuries

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving over a crash which left a motorcyclist with serious head injuries. The crash happened just before 8.25am yesterday (Wednesday 16 March) on the A259 Wellington Road, in Portslade, by the traffic lights at the bottom...
Posted On 17 Mar 2022 at 2:11 pm

Crowdfunder launched to restore painted-over poppy mural

A Brighton shopkeeper has launched a crowdfunder to help restore a mural painted in honour of a WW1 soldier which was painted over last month. Paul Clark of Clark’s Meat and Poultry on Lewes Road helped pay for materials when the mural was first created on the side of the...
Posted On 17 Mar 2022 at 1:53 pm

Sea swimmers urged to take care if planning a worm moon swim

Sea swimmers are being told to beware cold water shock if they are planning a dip under tonight’s worm moon. Brighton RNLI says cold water shock is a real danger for anyone entering water 15C or below. According to satellite data, the sea temperature off Brighton is less...
Posted On 17 Mar 2022 at 1:24 pm

Brighton teacher and family fleeing Ukraine prepare to fly to UK

A Brighton-born English teacher has told how he and his Ukrainian family, forced to flee their Kyiv home by war, are getting ready to fly to the UK at the weekend. Dan Baker had lived in the capital with his Ukrainian wife Victoria, 34, and 12-year-old stepdaughter Veronica, for...
Posted On 17 Mar 2022 at 12:41 pm

Brighton drug dealer jailed for four years

A drug dealer has been jailed for more than four years after being caught with heroin, cocaine and herbal cannabis in Brighton. Reis Forde, 26, pleaded guilty to three charges of being involved in drug dealing in Brighton when he appeared before Judge Martin Huseyin at Hove Crown...
Posted On 17 Mar 2022 at 1:03 am

Unique music event at Grade II* listed 13th-century Preston Old Church

Music duo Redbook (stylized as redbook) are hosting a show at the impressive Grade II* listed 13th-century Preston Old Church in Preston Park, Brighton this coming Friday 18th March. This forms part of their truly unique ‘Rural Tour’, which also takes in other centuries old...
Posted On 17 Mar 2022 at 12:34 am